Xbox One Co-Pilot Accessibility Feature

Co-Pilots Han-Solo and Chewbacca in the Millennium Falcon - going int hyper-drive with stars all around them. Representing the Xbox One feature Co-Pilot to make gaming more accessible.

Exciting game accessibility news from David Dzumba at Microsoft, in the tentative partial launch of the Co-Pilot feature. This is the blurb:

"Enabling Xbox One to be accessible for everyone: One important area for us with this release is to enable Xbox One to be able to be used and played by everyone. Take for instance our new Copilot feature which allows two controllers to act as if they were one. This will help make Xbox One more inviting to new gamers needing assistance, more fun by adding cooperative controls for any game and easier for players who need unique configurations to play — whether that is with hands apart, hand and chin, hand and foot, etc.. We are also adding new enhancements to Magnifier and Narrator, as well as giving more options over audio output and custom rumble settings on a controller, which was previously reserved for the Xbox Elite Controller. You can find these accessibility options, and more, in Settings and Ease of Access."

As well as the benefits of using two standard Xbox One controllers, it should also be possible to:

• Use one or two modified Xbox One controllers, using the likes of remapper flexi-pcbs.
• Use a standard controller alongside a non Xbox One controller using an adapter including the super-powerful Titan One.
• Mix all of this together.


"Check out accessibility news in this! "First Wave of New Xbox Update Features Ship to Select Xbox Insiders Today."


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1 Responses to 'Xbox One Co-Pilot Accessibility Feature'

  1. # Blogger OneSwitch.org.uk

    Some great posts here: https://www.reddit.com/r/xboxone/comments/5prg8c/preview_update_for_xbox_insiders/  

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